The coronavirus pandemic has already exceeded 134 million infections since the declaration of the crisis and continues to approach the threshold of three million deaths with more than 12,600 additional deaths in the last hours, according to data from Johns Hopkins University updated to this Saturday.
The agency has indicated through its website that during the last 24 hours 606,551 cases and 12,683 deaths have been detected, which places the totals in 134,710,324 and 2,915,806respectively, while 76.5 million people have recovered from COVID-19 so far.
USA continues as the most affected country in total figures, with more than 31 million cases and 561,000 deaths. Behind are Brazil, with more than 13.3 million infections and more than 348,000 deaths, and India, with more than 13.2 million cases and more than 168,000 deaths, amid a rebound that has left record numbers in recent days. For its part, Mexico It is the third country in number of deaths, with more than 207,000 deaths, although it is in fourteenth place in the number of infections globally.
France, Russia and the UK meet above four million of cases, while between three and four million there are Turkey, which has overtaken Italy in recent hours, and Spain. On the hairpin between two and three million there are Germany, Poland, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and Iran.
Between a million and two million of infections include Ukraine, Peru, Czech Republic, South Africa, Indonesia, Netherlands, Chile and Canada, while Romania, Belgium, Iraq, Sweden, Philippines, Israel, Portugal, Pakistan, Hungary, Bangladesh, Jordan, Serbia, Switzerland, Austria and Morocco are between half a million and a million of contagions.
For their part, Japan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have confirmed between 400,000 and 500,000 infectionsWhile Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Panama, Malaysia, Ecuador, Belarus and Kazakhstan have detected between 300,000 and 400,000 cases. For its part, in the range between 200,000 and 300,000 cases They are Greece, Croatia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Nepal, Tunisia, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Ireland, Moldova, Denmark, Paraguay, Ethiopia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Costa Rica, Egypt, Guatemala and Armenia.
Finally, in the group between 100,000 and 200,000 infections They include Honduras, Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Venezuela, Oman, Libya, Nigeria, Bahrain, Kenya, Burma, North Macedonia, Uruguay, Albania, Algeria, Estonia, South Korea, Latvia, Norway and China. China, the country where the pandemic originated, has 102,012 infected and 4,843 fatalities, as the university’s balance sheet concludes.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.